open previous version of word doc in word online

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I want to open a previous version (ie not the current version) of a document in the online browser. Currently I can only download previous versions which I need to avoid doing. So if I have Word document versions 1.0 and 1.1 of a document I want to open 1.0 in the online version of Word. Any ideas? thanks very much

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Unfortunately Office Online does not provide the ability to open previous versions of an Office file
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@1scaram 

 

You just need to Right-click on file > Version History > select previous version > Restore.

(Restore create a new version on top of the current version 

 

Another solution: you can select View to see if the file is correct or not.

 

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